Field Trip Foto Friday: Snow Day!


What could be more educational than learning to build your very first snowman? How about learning what frostbite feels like? Yikes! Throwing snowballs is fun! My two Texas kids don’t have much experience when it comes to snow. It was like waking up to a winter wonderland this morning and there was no way school […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Crowe’s Nest Farm


Homeschooling field trips are my favorite way to teach and my children’s favorite way to learn. I’m glad you stopped in to join me here at my blog where I keep a record in photos of all the fun field trips we have taken over the years. If you are just stopping in, you might […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Even in the cold months, there are grasses and flowers in bloom somewhere in Texas. The weather is sure to change on a dime; and you never know if you’ll be wearing a sweater or a tank top in the winter months. We Texans whine about the weather and wish for the cool fronts when […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Wild-Connections Butterfly Farm


In the sunny Texas Hill Country, nature is calling. There are wild flowers, butterflies, dry creek beds (and wet ones), ocean fossils (the Hill Country used to be under water), swaying pecan trees, and lots of interesting bugs and spiders… an endless list of things that kids can study and awe over. We visited Wild-Connections […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Austin Bats


OK, so it’s Saturday… oh, well… who cares, right? I started this article Friday night, does that count? Be sure to check out the great links I’ve included. Enjoy! Austin (and the surrounding hill country) is famed for being home to the world’s largest colony of free-tailed bats (they even named their ice hockey team […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Dog Breeder


I know you are probably scratching your head…. wondering just how educational a trip like this one is. Chances are, you’ll come to the same conclusion that I did. It really wasn’t. It was more of an add-on field trip since the Bee man also bred dogs. It just so happened that one of our […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Texas State Railroad


The Texas State Railroad runs between Rusk and Palestine and is like a walk back in time. The Victorian style depots at both ends of the line and interesting exhibits make you feel as if you stepped back into an age long-gone. The track’s forest surroundings are lovely, and when we took the train with […]